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Tours 5 - Dolphin Watch and Cape May Zoo

We will start our tour at 7 am in midtown Manhattan, 8th Avenue between 33rd and 34th Street (by the Duane Reade) DON'T BE LATE! Come 15 minutes early. 

You will be greeted by your tour guide for the day. You will sign our liability waiver, and after departure a light breakfast will be served on board the van.



This tour will be full of animal experiences. We will start the day driving to Cape May County where we will visit the Cape May County Zoo.


Some of the highlights include a 57-acre African Savanna, a free-flight aviary, and a reptile collection.


You will find a collection of more than 550 animals representing 250 species on 85 acres of exhibits.


The Zoo has both outdoor and indoor exhibits.


You will get amble time to walk around to explore on your own.


Some of the animal you can interact with.


In the afternoon we will experience a 3 hours voyage aboard a 110 foot vessel in search of marine mammals such as dolphins and whales.


Relax on the deck and enjoy a box lunch as we cruise the Atlantic Ocean and Delaware Bay and learn about the exciting ocean life.


The species there is most regularly sighted are bottlenose dolphins but you will also have a chance to see humpback whales, finback whales and sea turtles.


Every tour is guided by a marine naturalist.


For a short time we will also sail on the Intracoastal waterway


You might already have seen dolphins in captivity but the experience of seeing these beautiful intelligent mammals in their natural habitats is incomparable. There is a reason why dolphins on average live between 5 to 10 times longer in the wild.


We will drive back to NYC.

Arrival back to NYC at approximately 8:30 pm.


Hines Tours reserves the right to alter the itinerary, plans and arrangements for the tour, if in the judgment of Hines Tours it becomes advisable to do so. 





ID: Please bring a valid government issued identification. (Adults only)

CONFIRMATION EMAIL: Either electronically on your phone or printed out on paper

CLOTHES: according to the weather. It it usually cooler and more windy out on the ocean. 

WATER: In a plastic bottle, especially on hot days. Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration.


RAIN GEAR: Even with no rain in the forecast, we recommend you to bring some rain gear.

CAMERA: With extra film highly recommended. 

BINOCULARS: Will help you view the wildlife

CASH: Although our tour is classified as an "all inclusive". It is advisable to bring some cash for souvenirs, snacks for the bus ride back and gratuities for the guide which is left to your discretion.

AN OPEN MIND: Although this is a recreational/leisure tour, you will also learn about the fascinating lives of the animals that inhibit our coastal waters.

INSURANCE: Even if this is just a day tour, if you are concern about losing money due to illness (including Covid-19) or other unpredictable matters, we highly recommend you buy a travel insurance. We can recommend www.insuremytrip.com or www.squaremouth.com (Hines Tours is not affiliated with either of these sites in any form). We do not give tour refunds or tour credits if you are not able to make the tour for any unforeseen reasons.


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